Best Shoes For Medium Arches

Best Shoes For Medium Arches

We rank the best running shoes on the market by their quality and performance according to experienced runners with medium-height arches.

Our rankings reflect the fair and accurate judgments of real runners by applying data science to thousands of verified shoe reviews. Our reviews are collected from the most knowledgeable and experienced runners in the world.

Click through to each shoe page below to view a full set of ratings, pros, cons, and written reviews for each shoe.

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These Rankings Are For Runners With Medium Arches

The below rankings and LRC grades are calculated using data specific to runners with medium arches. Ratings and review counts will differ from shoes' overall numbers.

  1. 9.1 11 reviews
    A popular HOKA shoe that gets great marks in fit, comfort, cushioning, and appearance with lower marks in durability.
    8 oz. (men's), 7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 30mm stack height
    $140 $97
  2. 9.0 12 reviews
    The #1 ranked trainer as of Sept 2023, praised for its cushioning, comfort, energy return, and its high performance when running short or long, slow or fast.
    8.4 oz. (men's), 8.4 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 45mm stack height
    $199
    $199.95
    Zappos 2 colors
    Holabird Sports 3 colors
  3. 9.0 4 reviews
    Comfortable and cushioned shoe that weighs in lighter than most shoes in the stability category.
    9.1 oz. (men's), 7.9 oz. (women's), moderate stability pronation, 37mm stack height
    $160 $96
    Zappos 1 color
    $160 $139
    $160 $139.95
    Holabird Sports 12 colors
    Zappos 5 colors
    $159.95
    Zappos 2 colors
  4. 9.0 29 reviews
    The most popular trainer on LetsRun. Rated lower than older Pegasus revisions. 1/3 of users love it, but about 1/5 strongly don't.
    10.2 oz. (men's), 8.5 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 33mm stack height
    $130 $70.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130 $77.97
    Nike 4 colors
    $130 $79.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130 $83.97
    Nike 5 colors
    $130 $84.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130 $85.97
    Nike 2 colors
    $130 $89.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130 $90.97
    Nike 4 colors
    $130 $91.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130 $94.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130 $97.97
    Nike 2 colors
    $130 $98.97
    Nike 3 colors
    $130 $103.97
    Nike 2 colors
    $130 $104.97
    Nike 2 colors
    $130 $111.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130 $112.97
    Nike 1 color
    $130
    Nike 3 colors
    $139
    $140
    Nike 2 colors
  5. 9.0 8 reviews
    Pulls off the trifecta of being a super comfortable, cushioned, and durable trainer.
    10.6 oz. (men's), 8.9 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 38mm stack height
    $160 $99.95
    Brooks 25 colors
    Holabird Sports 23 colors
    $160 $109
  6. 9.0 8 reviews
    Marketed as a long-distance trainer with maximum cushioning, this shoe receives strong overall marks and specific praise for its cushioning and comfort.
    11.1 oz. (men's), 10.1 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 43mm stack height
    $165 $131
    $164
    Running Warehouse 29 colors
  7. 8.9 8 reviews
    9.4 oz. (men's), 8 oz. (women's), 39mm stack height
    $179
  8. 8.9 20 reviews
    With top ratings on cushioning and appearance, this shoe is well-liked by reviewers, except for its high price tag.
    10 oz. (men's), 9 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 34mm stack height
    $170 $134.95
    Holabird Sports 2 colors
    $169
    $169.99
    Holabird Sports 15 colors
  9. 8.9 3 reviews
    10.2 oz. (men's), 8.8 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 34mm stack height
    $140 $86
    Running Warehouse 11 colors
  10. 8.9 7 reviews
    Everyday carbon-plated trainer rate highly for its durability, value, and strong performance on multiple surfaces.
    9.1 oz. (men's), 7.6 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 37mm stack height
    $160
    $170